[ in-staw-rey-shuh n ]
/ ˌɪn stɔˈreɪ ʃən /
renewal; restoration; renovation; repair.
Obsolete. an act of instituting something; establishment.
Origin of instauration
Related formsin·stau·ra·tor [in-staw-rey-ter] /ˈɪn stɔˌreɪ tər/, noun
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There, while he despairs of finishing what was intended for the sixth part of his Instauration, how nobly he despairs!Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Isaac Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for instauration
/ (ˌɪnstɔːˈreɪʃən) /
rare restoration or renewal
Derived Formsinstaurator, noun
Word Origin for instauration
C17: from Latin instaurātiō, from instaurāre to renew
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